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Bell Labs claims new speed record over regular old copper wiring

By Jon Gold, Network World | July 10th, 2014 10Gbps speed reached using experimental new protocol. Most of the higher-speed Internet connections used by businesses these days require fiber-optic cabling, but Alcatel-Lucent’s Bell Labs division claimed this week to have reached 10Gbps using nothing but new transmission technology and ordinary copper wiring. The technology, called …

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World Record as Alcatel-Lucent Push 10Gbps Broadband Down Copper Lines

By Mark Jackson, ISPreview UK | July 9th, 2014 Telecom giant Alcatel-Lucent appears, perhaps to the dismay of fibre optic campaigners, to have given the traditional copper telephone line a new lease of life after its Bell Labs research division claimed to set a new world record by delivering “ultra-broadband” speeds of 10,000Mbps (Megabits per …

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